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The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers That Rule Our World

The Leading Indicators: A Short History of the Numbers That Rule Our World

by Zachary Karabell

Editorial: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781451651201
Número de páginas: 304
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 8 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-06-01
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We are bombarded every day with numbers that tell us how we are doing, whether the economy is growing or shrinking, whether the future looks bright or dim. Gross national product, balance of trade, unemployment, inflation, and consumer confidence guide our actions, yet few of us know where these numbers come from, what they mean, or why they rule our world. In The Leading Indicators, Zachary Karabell tells the fascinating history of these indicators. They were invented in the ...